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Vodafone to Launch U.S. Based #MVNO

Vodaphone, the United Kingdom based telecommunications company, announced on Monday that they intend to launch a MVNO venture using T-Mobile’s network. Vodafone America, the subsidiary of the companies that services the United States, Canada and Latin America, announced that the new MVNO will cater to Vodafone’s muntinational corprate (MNC) customer base–specifically those either based in … Continue reading

TalkTalk switches from Vodafone to O2 with #MVNO service #MVNOIS

“Multi-year deal” with Telefonica UK will see O2 provide 2G, 3G and 4G services for TalkTalk customers in UK TalkTalk has entered a new MVNO partnership with O2, bringing and end to its four year agreement with Vodafone, as it makes a play for the quad-play market. The fixed line provider previously relied on Vodafone’s … Continue reading

BSkyB holds MVNO talks with Vodafone, EE, O2 – report

BSkyB has held preliminary discussions with Vodafone, EE and O2 about offering a MVNO service under the Sky brand over their networks, The Times reports. BSkyB CEO Jeremy Darroch said at the first quarter results announcement last week that the company regularly holds talks with mobile networks. While he did not rule out a move … Continue reading

BT finalises EE MVNO deal

UK fixed-line operator BT has finalised its MVNO contract with EE to offer 2G/ 3G and 4G services to its large corporate, public sector and SME subscribers. BT decided to strike a new mobile partnership last year; prior to the agreement BT’s UK MVNO partner was Vodafone. For BT consumer subscribers, the operator says it … Continue reading

DH Telecom to launch new MVNO OpenCall

DH Telecom, a Czech low-cost MVNO providing services on the network of Vodafone Czech Republic, started pre-registration for its retail service OpenCall. The new service is planned to launch in the first week of September. OpenCall is a prepaid GSM service, including low-cost national and international calls. Read  more on telecompaper.com More on Czech MVNOs … Continue reading

MVNO Poste Mobile jumps ship from Vodafone to Wind

Poste Mobile, Italy’s largest mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) by subscribers, is poised to jettison its longstanding network agreement with Vodafone Italy it has been reported, and will instead piggyback on the network of Wind Telecomunicazioni (Wind Italy). Local press reports blame the parting of ways on disputes between the management of Poste Mobile parent … Continue reading

Red Bull Mobile closing its doors

Red Bull Mobile is no longer accepting new customers and will eventually close Red Bull Mobile is no longer accepting new customers and will eventually close. The Vodafone mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) has published a notice on its Web site announcing the closure. Consumers will no longer be able to purchase new pre-paid or … Continue reading

Vodafone and Sainsbury’s cash-in private-label mobile: A hugely profitable business

Dario Talmesio, Principal Analyst, Informa Telecoms & Media Today Sainsbury’s and Vodafone announced a 50-50 joint venture that will launch a service called Mobile by Sainsbury’s. The mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) business is hugely profitable for mobile operators: Operators’ margins for their MVNO business exceed 50%, while their own retail operations barely reach 25% … Continue reading

Sainsbury’s launches MVNO with Vodafone

Sainsbury’s and Vodafone UK have formed an MVNO joint venture to launch Mobile by Sainsbury’s in the UK this summer. The move sees the MVNO go head to head with Tesco’s joint venture MVNO with O2, as well as high street giants P4U and Carphone Warehouse, targeting consumers with low cost contracts, Sim only and pre-pay … Continue reading

Six Degrees in talks over building an MVNO

Managed data services provider Six Degrees Group is looking at setting up an MVNO, with the group in talks with a number of Mobile Virtual Network Aggregators (MVNAs). Six Degrees Group, which was set up by former SpiriTel CEO Alastair Mills in June 2011, currently connects its customers to Vodafone, O2 or EE. Group strategy … Continue reading